40 Motivational Quotes To Inspire You Follow Your Dreams

Believe in yourself.

It’s not easy finding and keeping motivation to follow your dream, but it’s important to do so. Dreams make life worth living! So why is it so difficult to go after them?

We all have some sort of goals for our future. Whether it be opening your own restaurant or becoming an actress, following your dreams takes a ton of commitment and hard work and it’s easy to lose focus and the motivation to carry on.

Have you ever thought how your idols ever got to the place they are? They all fought and worked hard to make their dreams come true and you have to, too.

If you truly want your dreams to become reality, you need to go after it. Although it is important to set attainable goals, you’re going to have ot put in work and even make some sacrifices along the way. You should be warned that it is not going to be easy but it will be worth it in the end.

Getting started is probably the hardest part.  A great way to begin following your dreams is to read some inspirational quotes. Quotes have a special way of motivating you to do the necessary work needed to having your dreams come true.

No one else is going to go after them for you, so when you feel like giving up, check out some of the best motivational quotes to put you back on your feet.

1. Actions speak louder than words.

“Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them.” —​ Unknown

2. Dream big!

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.” — ​Unknown

3. Work hard to be on top.

“The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” —​ Vince Lombardi

4. You got this.

“Stay positive, work hard, make it happen.” — ​Unknown

5. The only competition is yourself.

“Look in the mirror … that’s your competition.” —​ Unknown

6. You can do anything.

“Prove them wrong.” — ​Unknown

7. Be your best self.

“If you know you can do better … then do better.” —​ Unknown

8. Don’t give up.

“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.” —​ Unknown

9. When your dreams are the only thing you can think about.

“If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.” —​ Unknown

10. Positive thoughts bring positive results.

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.” —​ Unknown

11. Put in the work.

“First, you dream. Then, you do.” —​ Unknown

12. Failure is a part of success.

“Stars can’t shine without darkness.” — ​Unknown

13. Learn from them.

“Mistakes are proof that you’re trying.” —​ Unknown

14. Live life without regret.

“You don’t want to look back and know you could’ve done better.” —​ Unknown

15. A baby step is still a step.

“A little progress each day adds up to big results.” —​ Unknown

16. Believe in yourself.

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” —​A.A. Milne

17. Make your future self proud.

“3 months from now, you will thank yourself.” —​ Unknown

18. Listen to the voice within.

“Don’t let the noise of others opinions drown your own inner voice.” —​ Steve Jobs

19. It is worth it.

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” —​ Unknown

20. Others will notice.

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” —​ Steve Martin

21. Be better than you were yesterday.

“Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow.” —​ Unknown

22. Make it happen.

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” —​ Arthur Ashe

23. Fight for your dreams.

“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” —​ Elon Musk

24. Going after your dreams should excite you.

“Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning.” —​ Unknown

25. Keep going.

“You only fail when you stop trying.” — ​Unknown

26. No excuses.

“Winners don’t make excuses.” — ​Unknown

27. Get out of your comfort zone.

“Old ways won’t open new doors.” — ​Unknown

28. Be brave.

“Be you, bravely.”  Unknown

29. Do it today.

“Today is the tomorrow you talked about yesterday.” —​ Unknown

30. Have fun along the way.

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” —​ Walt Disney

31. Don’t hinder your own success.

“Your only limit is your mind.” — ​Unknown

32. Think of your failures as lessons.

“Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward.” — ​Roy T. Bennett

33. Nothing is impossible.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” —​ Nelson Mandela

34. The sacrifice will be worth it.

“Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live like they dream.” —​ Unknown.

35. It all depends on YOU.

“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” —​ Unknown

36. Don’t quit.

“If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit.” —​ Banksy

37. Become the person you want to be.

“Let today be the day you give up who you’ve been, for who you want to become!” — Unknown

38. You have to chase your dreams.

“Success doesn’t fin you. You have to go out and get it.” — ​Unknown

39. Stick to your dreams.

“Be like a postage stamp. Stick to a thing till you get there.” —​ Josh Billings

40. You will get there.

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” —​ Oprah Winfrey

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